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Track Santa on Google's Santa Dashboard

Since Santa isn't hip enough to alert you of his location by checking in on Foursquare (is that still a thing?), Google is rolling out the "Santa Dashboard" to help you keep track of Saint Nick's journey on Christmas Eve. At 2 p.m. PST on December 24th, Google will begin tracking the Big Guy's stops on Google Maps and Google Earth.

While we've been tracking Santa since 2004 with Google Earth, this year a team of dedicated Google Maps engineers built a new route algorithm to chart Santa's journey around the world on Christmas Eve. On his sleigh, arguably the fastest airborne vehicle in the world, Santa whips from city to city delivering presents to millions of homes.

You'll also be able to keep track of Santa's journey with the help of a new Chrome extension, an Android app, and updates on Twitter, Google+, and Facebook. [Google]